The Medieval Town of Rhodes on the spotlight

Lina Melodonis, Minister of Culture met Antonis Kabourakis, mayor of Rhodes in Athens together with Manos Konsolas, deputy Minister of Tourism. The discussion focused on speeding up the procedures for the application of the Contracts concerning protection, promotion, management and sustainable development of the medieval town of Rhodes. According to the mayor of Rhodes, the […]

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Thomas Cook announces €6m refurbishment of Sunwing Kallithea in Rhodes

In further support of the Greek market, Thomas Cook has confirmed another multi-million refurbishment of the Sunwing Kallithea hotel in Rhodes, following an investment of € 7m to upgrade of the hotel’s 540 rooms this past winter, including rooms with a pool to meet the demand for more luxurious, family-friendly accommodation. In specific, it commits […]

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TUI: Europe gets ready for a beach holiday

Time to hit the beach! Europe is almost completely in agreement when it comes to this year’s summer holiday: a large number of Europeans are heading south, especially to the Mediterranean. This is shown by the TUI Holiday Atlas, which analyses holiday bookings with Europe’s largest travel group. Spain is once again the number one […]

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EBRD supports sustainable tourism in Greece

The EBRD is teaming up with the authorities in Greece to roll out a programme to promote sustainable tourism in two of the country’s most popular holiday islands – Rhodes and Santorini. The European-Union-funded destination management planning initiative aims to help the island’s businesses and local communities develop responses to the challenges of tourism, including […]

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Volotea celebrates the first anniversary of its base in Athens, with a 250% growth in passengers

Volotea, the airline of mid and small‐sized European cities, celebrates its first year of operations in its base in Athens. To celebrate this event, two new routes to Dubrovnik and Rhodes have started operations. Volotea offers in 2019 three new destinations and more than 520,000 seats. Since the launch of the base in May 2018, […]

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Ryanair launches 2 new Greek routes to Italy

Ryanair, announced 2 new Greek routes to Italy, with services from Kos to Rome Fiumicino and Rhodes to Catania, both weekly, commencing in July, as part of Ryanair’s extended Greek Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair’s Kos Summer schedule now includes 2 routes in total, to Berlin Tegel and now Rome Fiumicino, while Ryanair’s Rhodes Summer schedule […]

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Ryanair stops flights from Athens to Chania, Rhodes and Mykonos!

As it was announced the previous days, Ryanair cuts off the connection between Athens and Thessaloniki from April 1. Apart from the Athens-Thessaloniki route, Ryanair does not renew the routes Athens-Chania, Athens-Rhodes and Athens-Mykonos for 2019. The changes The company had already announced these changes when it stated the 2019 program for Greece. It is […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Bookings profile in Crete and Rhodes in 2018, based on HolidayCheck

According to HolidayCheck data regarding the German-speaking markets and which are presented EXCLUSIVELY at, Crete and Rhodes demonstrated “high figures” in bookings and revenue in 2018, setting a good base for 2019. More specifically, both destinations achieved high scores after consecutive successful years. Rhodes preceded in percentage, while Crete achieved greater absolute values. In […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Mitsis Group acquires the Grand Hotel

According to the results of the open competitive bidding of the National Bank of Greece, Mitsis Group acquired, for 50.1 million euros, the five-star seaside resort of Rhodes, Grand Hotel, which is also known as ASTERAS RHODES. Apart from Mitsis Group, the Vasilakis family from Rhodes participated in the bidding. Money-tourism had already informed its […]

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George A. Barboutis talks about the Revival of the ancient wonder of Colossus

George A. Barboutis gave us an interview,  explaining the idea of the project of the Revival of the ancient wonder of Colossus, and its mission to become an eternal offer of Rhodes and a beacon of dissemination of the ideals of Greek civilization to Humanity and Mankind. George Barboutis, Pioneer of the millennium initiative of […]

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